For van fleet operators and drivers, daily vehicle inspections may not be required, but they are still good practice. What if you had a walkaround check template to help manage the process?

Walkaround checks and other vehicle maintenance tasks don’t have to be a restriction on drivers and an administrative burden on back office staff.

Van safety is a very real concern, with very real consequences.

You could be fined up to £5,000 for non-compliance. If you’re stopped at the roadside, you could be taken to court for any serious offences found. Deaths have even been caused by failure to properly check and maintain vehicles.

We’ve made a free daily walkaround check example template that you can use to start the vehicle check and defect management process for your LGVs.

Download your example van walkaround check template


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Paperless Van Walkaround Checks & Defect Reporting

Rather than using pen and paper, why not explore Stream Check, a mobile App & software system that keeps your light vehicles compliant, operational & roadworthy?

Unlike a daily paper-based walkaround check, Stream Check:

  • Comes with an Android or iOS app for drivers – eliminating the need for training, and cutting the risk of paper check sheets getting lost or damaged
  • Keeps vehicles compliant with safety and maintenance standards, but also goes beyond that to holistically manage drivers, vehicles and other assets
  • Automates the whole defect management process:
    • Record daily checks with secure-cloud-based storage
    • Report issues in real-time so they can quickly and easily be solved
    • Resolve every defect, as Stream tracks each one through to resolution
  • Joins the dots between daily checks and regular inspections by creating, assigning and automatically populating booking schedules based on vehicle type
  • Is scalable – and costs from just £4 per vehicle per month